The Writing Center @ The University of Wisconsin - Madison
Writing Center Workshops
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Cultivating Your Online Identity

Learn how to create and maintain a professional presence in social media.


When hiring committees Google your name, what will they find? Today's candidates for competitive academic positions are expected to maintain online identities to share research interests, demonstrate communication skills, project an accessible demeanor, and connect with colleagues. This 90-minute course examines up-to-the-minute trends in the decisions academics make when they use Facebook, Twitter, blogs, email, and personal pages to project an academic identity online.

DoIT's software workshops include a workshop explaining, a popular blogging site. Click the link above to find out more and to register!

Intended Audience

Faculty, instructional staff, and graduate students interested in using social media to advance their teaching, writing, and career.


1.5 hours

Schedule for Spring 2014

Friday 2/28, 1:30-3:00 (Sec. 1)
Tuesday, 4/8, 3:30-5:00 (Sec. 2)

Through DoIT: Wordpress I
Thursday, 2/13, 6:00-8:00 (Sec. 1)
Monday, 3/31, 6:00-8:00 (Sec. 2)
Wednesday, 4/23, 6:00-8:00 (Sec. 3)

Note: Please visit DoIT's page for specific locations and to register for DoIT's Wordpress I workshops. Sign up for DoIT workshops opens two weeks before the class date.

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